Resume

Experience

Fellow, Quartz January 2015 – present

  • Write daily 300 – 500 word stories about breaking science and health related news

 Intern, Nature Medicine September 2015 – December 2015

  • Wrote 1,000 – 3,000 word features on topics including rare disease networks and the brain computer interface; write monthly biomedical briefings (150 words); fact-check features

Managing Editor; Blogs and Copy Editor, Scienceline November 2014 – November 2015

  • Ensured the publication of all Scienceline content; helped editors achieve short and long-term goals; assisted with content and copy editing when needed
  • Edited blogs for content and AP style; edited news stories and features for AP style

Intern, Quartz May 2015 – August 2015

  • Wrote daily reported stories and blogs and longer features on topics ranging from toxicology to neuroscience

Intern, OnEarth Magazine January 2015 – May 2015

  • Blogged and fact-checked stories and graphics for Earthwire and onEarth magazine; pitched and researched story ideas for quarterly magazine

Contributor, Policymic May to August 2013

  • Wrote two pieces a week on topics ranging from quantum computers to extremophile bacteria

Senior Opinion Editor and Chair of Editorial Board; Columnist The Hoya 04/2011 to 04/2014

  • Organized and edited all pieces for a two-page section in the newspaper; oversaw final editing and post-scripting
  • Recruited, interviewed and selected columnists and managed an editorial board of five members
  • Wrote biweekly opinion column and explainers for Georgetown University’s student newspaper

Topics included the psychology of luck, and explainers such as the neuroscience of love and the chemistry of chocolate

Research Assistant, Earth Journalism Network 08/2012 to 12/2012

  • Organized data from a 15-page environmental survey with over 600 participants from more than 100 countries
  • Assisted with grant allocation for the 2012 Earth Journalism Grant Fund

Research Assistant, Georgetown University, Department of Government 03/2013 to 05/2014

  • Conducted literature searches to track local and national politics across print journalism and television broadcast
  • Edited manuscripts for organization and copy errors

Intern, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science 01/2013 to 03/2013

  • Drafted a report summarizing American innovation policy for use by foreign ambassadors
  • Conducted research for Science Envoys program for American scientists to travel globally to promote diplomacy

Chair, Georgetown University Senior Ball, May 2013 – May 2014

  • Managed an eight-person committee to oversee event with a budget of $700,000 for 6,700 guests

Resident Assistant, Georgetown University August 2012 – May 2014

  • Advised over 50 residents for both academic and personal success; worked on a staff of 8 to plan a $12,000 annual budget over 100 programs

Education

New York University Class of 2015 – New York, NY

Master of the Arts: Journalism; Advanced Certificate: Science, Health and Environmental Reporting (SHERP 33)

National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Science Writing Scholar, 2015

 Georgetown University School of Foreign Service Class of 2014 – Washington D.C.

Bachelor of Science: Science, Technology and International Affairs Magna Cum Laude

University Nominee for Udall Scholarship, 2013

Additional Skills and Interests

Long-distance running, all things related to Beyoncé, any time I can get outside with a good podcast.

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